During the IE Weekend Edition our community open up its doors to showcase the essence of living the IE experience, in just one extraordinary weekend in the magnificent city of Madrid.

You are invited to join this exclusive event where you will meet the Admissions Directors, Financial Aid and Campus Life Advisors, and the alumni of IE´s master programs. Plus, you will enjoy networking activities and challenges with other candidates from across the globe, in the course of two exciting days.

You will also have the opportunity to experience two dynamic master classes, taught by IE´s distinguished faculty, where you will participate in our innovative and practical teaching methodology, in the core of our top business school.

Join the IE Weekend Edition and experience it for yourself!


From all the great and diverse talents that form the IE Community, there are a few members that truly stand out. These members have incorporated IE´s core values in their professional and personal life. Meet the IE Glocal Reps of each one of our Full-Time Master Programs!
Before you begin this experience, they would like to share theirs…

Rachit Kapoor | Indian

Rachit is a recent Marketing Fellow graduate from Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior program at IE. Rachit was working as a Marketing Manager for KFC, India, prior to joining the program. Currently, he is working as a Marketing Research Consultant at Mahou San Miguel, Spain. He plans to continue working in the marketing research area while utilizing every weekend for a run on the amazing streets of Madrid.

“If you are willing to take the big leap in your life, the life crafted your way, then the MRCB program prepares you for more than the next big leap. You will be in settings where every peer belongs to a different nationality with the same enthusiasm for learning and contributing, professors who drive change, and environment that encourages more than just innovation. MRCB is a highly recommended masters for the curious minds and perseveres.”

Rosario Garcia Compagni | Spanish

Rosario is a recent alumni of the Master in Corporate Communication program. She has a background in Law and Business Administration. She is currently part of the Young Talents Graduate Program of Llorente & Cuenca. During her year at IE she was the President of the IE Communication Club and part of the organizing team for TEDxIE

“What did I love the most about the Master in Corporate Communication? Well I could start with the diversity of a class with more than 20 nationalities, the opportunity to join the IE community, the dedication of top professionals as our professors… Yet, what most impressed me was the quality of the team that surrounded the MCC experience. They have all helped me find my way in the field of Corporate Communication and, most importantly, they have changed my perspective of how the business world should be.”

Rob Knook | Dutch

Rob graduated from the Master in Visual and Digital Media in 2015. He is a civil engineer and has worked as a project manager in the Netherlands, Australia, and New Guinea. However, Rob discovered his passion for the creative industry and studied this program in order to shift his career into the video production field. He is currently developing his own video company and working in a consultancy team within the branding agency: Saffron.

“The MVDM empowered me to switch careers. The nature of the program, combining management with creativity, is not only reflected in the different modules, but also in the diversity of the class. The program enabled me to explore and improve my creative side without losing my management skills I gained in my previous profession. MVDM game me the necessary knowledge and comprehension to continue my career in the creative industry.”

Carmen Múgica | Spanish

Carmen is a recent alumni of the Master in International Relations. She previously worked at IOSCO (the International Organization of Securities Commissions) headquarters in Madrid and is now working at the project department of the Club de Excelencia in Sostenibilidad, a corporate association of Spanish companies committed to sustainable growth from an economic, social and environmental perspective.

“The MIR provided me with the necessary knowledge to develop my career in the area of international affairs and sustainable growth. The diversity of cultures and backgrounds of my classmates allowed me to open my vision of things and the world. Moreover, the excellent and closeness of the professors, the field-trip to Brussels and the opportunity to part-time working as a research intern in a leading think-tank in European Affairs, made my IE experience very satisfying”

Robert Waters | American

Robert is a Master in Management student with a specialization in Integrated Marketing Communications. With work experience in the media production and e-commerce industries in Los Angeles, he hopes to remain in Spain upon graduation and work in marketing.

Xuhui Gan | Chinese

Xuhui is a trilingual Chinese who has pursued her higher education in Spain. She finished Master in Finance at IE in July 2015 and has become a Beta Gamma Sigma member. Prior to joining IE, she completed Bachelor of Finance and Accounting at University Carlos III of Madrid as the valedictorian and worked as a financial risk management consultant and financial auditor at Deloitte Risk Management.

“Even though I came from a finance background, the Master in Finance proved to be a period of enriching experience for me. With the majority of teachers being practitioners, I learnt a great deal about finance in real life, broadened my views, and brought my knowledge to another level. The friendly competition among classmates and friends I made during the master will be invaluable treasure for my life.”

Michail Pintchiouk | Dutch-Russian

Mischa is Dutch/Russian and is part of the Master in Business Analytics and Big Data program. He is also a senior Director of Analytics at a large US software company and has worked in The Netherlands, London and New York. He aspires to be a Chief Analytics Officer.

“IE was a natural choice as it’s a well-recognized university in a beautiful city, and the MBD program offers a holistic approach to analytics and data science through a rich academic experience, diverse class profile and external business partnerships.”

Carmen | Spanish

After winning the second prize of the “IE Arquitectura+Competition 2014” for young architects, Carmen embarked into the adventure of the 2015-2016 Master in Architectural Management and Design class. She combines her studies with her work as a Junior Architect in a Spanish Architectural firm that is opening up to the international market.

“Being aware of the lack of knowledge in business and management areas that architects have and realizing that opening to the world needs to become much more competitive, I decided to develop my new professional skills in the IE while I benefit from its international scope and the approximation to other cultures”

María Mercedes | Spanish

María Mercedes is part of the 2014-2015 LLM in International Business Law and simultaneously is finishing a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Financial Law with the University of London. She has previously worked as an associate in a leading law firm in Venezuela and as an academic tutor for a prestigious university in Caracas. Her aim is to enhance her knowledge on the tax implications of international business transactions..

“This programme offers incredible opportunities to students, not only because of the skills and knowledge it provides on current legal topics strengthened by the varied background of each classmate, but also because of the networking possibilities with leading international law firms and corporations. It is beyond any doubt, the perfect programme for lawyers who wish to standout in the international legal and business spheres.”

Come to the IE Weekend Edition and meet the rest of our IE Glocal Reps!



16:00 – 16:30 Registration and Welcome
16:30 – 18:30 Master Class: “Approaches to management in the knowledge economy” with Professor Rolf Strom-Olsen
18:30 – 19:30 Meet our IE Glocal Reps
19:30 – 20:30 Spanish Tapas & Cocktail Networking Event — Meet the Members of the IE Community: Financial Aid Advisor, Associate Director of Career Services, Student Life Advisor & Campus Life Manager and Admission Directors

09:00 – 11:00 ieGAT Global Admission Test (Optional)
11:00 – 11:30 Breakfast
11:30 – 14:00 Creativity and Innovation Workshop: “Leading Through Innovation: Attitude for Success!” with Professor Balvinder Powar
14:00 – 16:00 Building  Team Muscle
In order to participate in the IE Weekend Edition you have to register to the event and attach your CV.

Apply early because places are limited, and make sure to follow us on Twitter at #ieweekend. Looking forward to meeting you!